Stream Chat

Build, code and ship in app messaging in a few hours

#5 Product of the DayApril 10, 2019
A beautiful UI Kit, easy to use React/RN/iOS Components and powerful API. Build any type of Chat or Messaging experience in a matter of hours. The tech uses Go, RocksDB and Raft. Stream powers chat and activity feeds for more than 500 million users.
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22 Reviews5.0/5
Scalable news feed were a hard problem to solve at GetGlue. When Stream applied to Techstars NYC I immediately took notice. This team has kept on executing over the years and nowadays quitely powers the activity feeds for a good chunk of the internet. Some of the world's largest sites use Stream to power their activity feeds. Really excited to see them launch their second product. I love the attention paid to the developer experience and ease of use.
Don't forget to check out the free UI kit, our designer Josh did some amazing work on that: https://getstream.io/chat/#messa...
I’m very happy to be able to share our new product! Our (free) chat UI Kit has designs for social messaging, teams, livestreams, gaming and commerce/support. All with both light and dark variants! Each use case is easy to customize. Just drag and drop what you want, tweak a few styles and you’re ready to prototype! Let me know what you think!
About a dozen devs implemented chat and messaging on top of our activity feed API. I was always a bit surprised by that, because the functionality is quite different. Similar, but different. Because of this we decided to build a chat solution that's both easy to use as well as highly scalable. We started this project from the design side of things. Our designer Josh and me reviewed dozens of chat apps resulting in the beautiful (and free) Chat UI kit. Starting from those designs we started creating the developer experience with the SDKs and as a last step we created a fully scalable backend using Go, RocksDB and Raft. The API is scalable and crazy performant with some endpoints returning in <10ms. The idea is to provide the UI kit, the frontend components (React now, iOS/Android coming soon) and a scalable API. This allows you to add chat to your application in a matter of hours. Everything works out of the box and is fully customizable. We've paid a lot of attention to the developer experience. Try the API tour here: https://getstream.io/chat/get_st... or the React tutorial: https://getstream.io/chat/react-...
@tschellenbach @uijudo I'm following GetStream company for the last 2 years. Great progress so far! And congrats with this launch!
Great product. API Documentation is really good, performance and functionality superior but most important the support is REALLY great, good job guys!!!
@alexander_adam1 thanks, great to hear that.